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Breaking News: Facebook Buys Fitness App Moves
Posted by: Barry Eitel

Oakland :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-04-24 16:18:47 -0700 | technology-news

News broke today that Facebook has acquired fitness tracking company ProtoGeo and their app, Moves. ProtoGeo, based in Finland, announced the purchase on their blog. “Today,” the team writes, “we're delighted to announce that Facebook has acquired our company and...
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Posted by: Barry Eitel

Oakland :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-04-24 13:38:10 -0700 | technology-news

In the latest victim of a social media fiasco is the New York City Police Department. Tuesday, the department asked users on Twitter to tweet photos of themselves with police officers. Hypothetically, I guess they thought the Internet would take...
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Breaking News: Bitcoin Debit Card Now Available
Posted by: Barry Eitel

Oakland :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-04-24 19:12:15 -0700 | technology-news

Claiming it was the most quintessential South by Southwest photo ever, someone tweeted a photo of a guy wearing Google Glass waiting in line to use a bitcoin ATM. If Xapo gets their way, bitcoin users won’t have to face...
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Breaking News: Twitter Lessons from the NYPD Social Media Quagmire
Posted by: Barry Eitel

Oakland :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-04-24 13:56:45 -0700 | technology-news

After a social media firestorm on Tuesday, New York City Police Commissioner William Bratton talked to the press about one of the first major Twitter fiasco of the year. He didn’t mention if the social media coordinator for the department...
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Breaking News: California Senate kills cellphone kill-switch law
Posted by: Nathan Salant

Sacramento :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-04-24 20:31:50 -0700 | technology-news

California state Sen. Mark Leno blamed Thursday's defeat of his proposal to require a "kill switch" on cellular telephones on intense industry lobbying but promised to bring his bill up again this year. "We aren't giving up," Leno (D-San Francisco)...
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Breaking News: Early warning systems to predict natural disasters under development in California
Posted by: prabirghose

San Francisco :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-02-01 03:30:06 -0800 | green-news

Natural disasters keep taking a huge toll of men and their livelihoods and properties and hence, an early warning system for earthquakes, tsunamis and floods would be an invaluable aid for any country. Such systems are under development in California...
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Breaking News: Netflix joins cable TV services
Posted by: Jonalyn26

San Francisco :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-04-24 22:48:18 -0700 | technology-news

Online video service Netflix is a company focusing on machines about to join the programming of three small cable television providers in the United States, an accomplishment that confirms the growing popularity of online entertainment. Agreement with Atlantic Broadband, RCN...
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Breaking News: Facebook launches a service that checks the news published by the users themselves
Posted by: neelamyousafzi

San Francisco :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-04-24 22:47:13 -0700 | technology-news

FB News feed Facebook new service launched today AIMS to check which almost immediately Their published news that help users choose trusted information journalists own the company said in a statement. The service, launched in partnership with Storyful (owned by...
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Breaking News: Apple, Google, Intel and Adobe have reached an agreement with workers and avoid Court
Posted by: neelamnaz47

San Francisco :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-04-24 22:47:14 -0700 | technology-news

Tech Giants Apple, Google, Intel and Adobe has reached an agreement with more than 60000 employees who filed a lawsuit against them, and not to go to court, as indicated In document today in Federal Court saw the case. The...
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Breaking News: More than 1 billion users access Facebook using mobile devices in one month.
Posted by: Le Thi Bich Lan

San Diego :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-04-24 21:15:02 -0700 | technology-news

According to Pocket-lint, end of the quarter 1/2014, the number of global users visit Facebook every month on 1.28 billion people, of which more than 1 billion people "surfing face" on the mobile device. Revenue of $ 2.5 billion. This...
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Source: Los Angeles Times

San Diego :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-04-24 19:27:00 -0700 | technology-news

This identifier may allow an advertiser to use information they have about your visits to websites from your desktop computer to deliver marketing messages to mobile devices on our network," it says. That means exactly what it looks like: Verizon...
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Source: Los Angeles Times

Sacramento :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-04-24 20:06:13 -0700 | technology-news

In a push to make toll lanes permanent fixtures on two of Los Angeles County's most congested freeways, local transportation officials approved a $1 monthly fee Thursday that will apply to all drivers with electronic tolling accounts, even carpoolers and...
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Source: Macworld

San Francisco :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-04-24 16:49:51 -0700 | technology-news

On Thursday morning, Judge Lucy Koh published a tentative verdict form with 15 questions, each broken into multiple parts. A count through the document reveals 245 decisions and calculations the jury will be asked to make. For example, a question...
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Source: Arab News

Commerce :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-04-24 16:16:24 -0700 | technology-news

He said the measures were taken to ensure information security, protect rights related to the use of computers and the Internet and safeguard public interest, morality and the national economy. The 16-article law to fight cyber crimes could issue prison...
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Source: International Business Times

Los Angeles :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-04-24 17:34:15 -0700 | technology-news

My new responsibilities at Mozilla include identifying and enabling new technology ideas from across the project, leading technical decision making, and speaking for Mozilla's vision of the web, Gal wrote on his personal blog. Gal replaces Brendan Eich, a Mozilla...
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